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  • Regarding Susan Sontag

    —by PLANET° / Monday, December 8, 2014

    Susan Sontag. Photo: New York Times Co./Archive Photos/Getty/Courtesy of HBO

    Susan Sontag. Photo: New York Times Co./Archive Photos/Getty/Courtesy of HBO


    What has happened to the public intellectual? When Susan Sontag died in 2004, after losing her thir…


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  • FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

    —by PLANET° / Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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    Vivian Maier’s photography has had a seismic effect on the art world since it was discovered a few years ago. The poignant story behind the work enhances its appeal: Maier was one of…


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  • Building Pleasure

    —by PLANET° / Thursday, August 8, 2013

    Roeder House, Fire Island Pines, NY, 1969.  Architect Horace Gifford.

    Roeder House, Fire Island Pines, NY, 1969. Architect Horace Gifford.


    Between 1962, just a few years after he left school, and 1992, when he died, architect Horace Gifford built fo…


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  • Sebastião Salgado

    —by PLANET° / Monday, July 22, 2013

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    click for slideshow


    “Photography invaded my life,” Sebastião Salgado says during a TED speech on Genesis. An activist and former economist, Salgado’s demeanor is telling of the…


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  • Touching Strangers

    —by PLANET° / Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    Heather and Johnny, 2012, San Francisco, CA

    Heather and Johnny, 2012, San Francisco, CA


    PLANET previously introduced Bus Travelers by Richard Renaldi, a series of work that encapsulates Renaldi’s fascination with peopl…


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  • OSCAR NIEMEYER

    —by PLANET° / Friday, December 7, 2012

    Paulo Niemeyer Apartments, Belo Horizonte, Brasil, 1954-60.

    Paulo Niemeyer Apartments, Belo Horizonte, Brasil, 1954-60.


    If we stop to remember Oscar Niemeyer, the great Brazilian architect who died this week at the age of 104, it should be…


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  • Once In a Lifetime

    —by PLANET° / Thursday, December 6, 2012

    Trollstigen National Tourist Route Project, Trollstigen - Møre and Romsdal, Norway, 2005-2012.  By Reiulf Ramstad Architects.

    Trollstigen National Tourist Route Project, Trollstigen - Møre and Romsdal, Norway, 2005-2012. By Reiulf Ramstad Architects.


    We tend to travel in one of two ways: to a city to div…


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  • Ariko Inaoka

    —by PLANET° / Friday, October 26, 2012

    © Ariko Inaoka

    © Ariko Inaoka


    Ariko Inaoka is a photographer from Kyoto, who only shoots film to this day and has her own color dark room. PLANET is pleased to present Ariko Inaoka’s beautiful worl…


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  • Gordon Parks

    —by PLANET° / Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    The Invisible Man, Harlem, New York, 1952. Gelatin silver print

    The Invisible Man, Harlem, New York, 1952. Gelatin silver print


    “I am an invisible man,” begins Ralph Ellison’s famous 1952 novel, in an opening that rivals “Call me Ishmael” and “…


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  • Ends of the Earth

    —by PLANET° / Thursday, June 21, 2012

    <em>Stephen Long</em>, 1968 © Patricia Johanson

    Stephen Long, 1968 © Patricia Johanson


    This summer the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is giving the land art movement its long-overdue, very first retrospective. Ends o…


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  • kendrick bangs kellogg

    —by PLANET° / Tuesday, May 29, 2012

    Hoshino Chapel, Karuizawa, Japan, 1987.

    Hoshino Chapel, Karuizawa, Japan, 1987.


    On his website home page, San Diego architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg says this about his work: “Large or small, Since 1957, Anywhere on ea…


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  • Daniel Kukla

    —by PLANET° / Monday, March 26, 2012

    All images by Daniel Kukla

    All images by Daniel Kukla


    Born with an inquisitive passion for science, Daniel Kukla documented 12 zoos across the U.S. and Europe, capturing a synthetic peculiarity we often ta…


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